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A Big Thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas Fayre on the 21st December. Hundreds of people enjoyed the various stalls, games and foods on offer. We are delighted that this Fayre has helped push our Birmingham Children’s Hospital fundraising to over £6000 in 12 months!

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Symphony Hall

We had a wonderful time on Friday night at Symphony Hall in Birmingham hearing a live music performance of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – and band – performing a tribute to ABBA. The students were brilliant and they engaged in the performance with zest and vigour – ALL dancing and singing along at […]

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The Wonder of Christmas

On Thursday 14th December students belonging to Voice Squad and Drama club will be performing a Christmas Carol Service in the afternoon for students, parents and the community. ​Doors open at 4.30pm for refreshments, service from 5-6.00pm. All welcome……

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Carol Vorderman helps Grace students plan a daring rescue!

Students took part in a RAF masterclass with Carol Vorderman at RAF Syerston during the summer holidays. Carol spoke to our students about a rescue activity scenario they were working on and gave advice to the pilot and maintenance teams about how they could improve their plans! Activities throughout the day also included learning about glider maintenance and some students were […]

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Students Awarded Bikes For Excellent Behaviour, Progress and Attendance

Congratulations to students Honey Oyelakin, Josh Latham, Josh Nicholls and Bita Badpa who have been presented with brand new bikes and helmets today for their excellent behaviour, attendance and progress during this school year!

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Students Celebrate 100% Attendance with Afternoon Tea Party

Today Grace Academy celebrated the achievements of students who have 100% attendance this year by holding an Afternoon Tea event. The students were congratulated for this fantastic achievement and were awarded with a “100% Attendance” badge to wear on their school blazers. They will also be receiving achievement certificates.

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Students Produce Their Own Radio Broadcast With Free Radio

  Darlaston students hit the big time when they were given the chance to prepare and record their own radio broadcast in a two-hour workshop with a Free Radio presenter. Free Radio Academy, in partnership with Aspire Recruitment, regularly visits schools, colleges and universities to run workshops that help young people to explore the media […]

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Year 9 Students Write Songs With Chip Kendall

Some of our Year 9 Students participated in a singing/song-writing workshop with musician Chip Kendall earlier this month. The workshop focused on how musicians can build a positive rapport with their audience through ‘Posture, Presence and Projection’. In addition, Chip guided the students as they wrote original songs about ‘inspirations’ and ‘injustice’. It was very […]

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Exams and Revision Sessions WC 22/05/2017

Here are the Revision Sessions and Exams scheduled for the week commencing Monday 22nd May 2017.

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Cambridge Students talk University with our Sixth Form

A big thank you to students from Newnham College, Cambridge for joining us here at Grace Academy Darlaston to talk to our Sixth Form students. Our Students had all of their questions answered and also gained a real insight into life at university. Students thoroughly enjoyed the talk and found the advice both informative and […]

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